THE YCAGA ENCOURAGES ALL OF ITS COMPETITORS, MEMBERS AND EVERYONE TO FOLLOW THE GUIDANCE OF THE CDC AND OTHER AUTHORITIE, INCLUDING FREQUENT WASHING OF YOUR HANDS, AVOIDING TOUCHING YOUR FACE AND PRACTICING THE RECOMMENDED 6' SEPARATION. WE ADVISE ELIMINATION OF HANDSHAKES AND URGE ALL TO UTILIZE DISINGECTANT WIPES TO CLEAN SURFACES OF FREQUENT CONTACT TO STAY SAFE.
AS OF THIS DATE, THE GAP HAS CANCELLED ALL TOURNAMENTS AND EVENTS THRU MAY 15TH. THE PENNSYLVANIA GOLF ASSOCIATION HAS CANCELLED ALL EVENTS THRU MAY 12, 2020.
THE YCAGA'S FIRST EVENT IS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY MAY 2, 2020. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONTIOR THE SITUATION AND GUIDEANCE FROM ALL AUTHORITIES AND WILL MEET (VIA TELECONFERENCE) ON APRIL 20, 2020 TO ASSESS THE STATUS AND ENVIRONMENT.
WE WILL OPEN OUR REGISTRATION PAGE ON MARCH 26. IF YOU BELIEVE FOR ANY REASON YOU MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO THE COVID-19, CORONAVIRUS, WE ASK YOU TO PLEASE NOT REGISTER FOR OR ATTEND ANY OF OUR EVENTS AND TO FOLLOW THE ADVICE AND DIRECTION OF YOUR MEDICAL PROVIDER.
WE ARE COMMITTED TO MINIMIZING RISK OF EXPOSURE AND TRANSMISSION OF THIS VIRUS. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE YCAGA BY EMAIL, firstname.lastname@example.org. WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS.
CURRENTLY WE BELIEVE THE ONLY EVENT WHICH MAY BE IMPACTED WILL BE THE BAP'S SPRING BETTER BALL, WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE GUIDEANCE BY THE ABOVE ENTITIES.
IF ANY EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO THIS OUTBREAK, REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED PROMPTLY VIA CREDIT BACK TO YOUR CREDIT CARD OR PAYPAL ACCOUNT AND BY CHECK IF REGISTERED BY MAIL.
AGAIN WE WANT TO EMPHASIZE THAT YOU FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES AS HAS BEEN PUT OUT BY THE GOVERNMENT AND HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS. PLEASE STAY SAFE. WE WILL UPDATE ON APRIL 20, 2020.
CHANGES TO SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO ETZWEILER CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS
We have made changes to each of the above tournament formats.
SENIOR & SUPER SENIOR
(1) Seniors will play from middle mens tee. Two flights based on age for seniors: (50 and older) (60 and older) Overall Champion may come from either flight. Gross and Net prices for each flight
(2) Super Seniors (65 and older) will play Forward mens tees. Gross and Net Prizes.
ETZWEILER CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS
(1) Three Divisions : Amateur (no age limitation) Seniors (50 and older) Super Seniors (65 and older)
(2) Amateur - plays from Modified Championship Tees Seniors - play from middle mens tee Super Senior - play from mens forward tees
(3) You select which division you want to play in. eg. Senior age 55 may play in Amateur Division You may only play in one division due to different tee boxes being use for each flight.
YCAGA ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF WOMEN'S SENIOR & SUPER SENIOR TOURNAMENT AND WOMEN'S DIVISION FOR CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS
For 2020 the YCAGA has added a Women's Division in the YCAGA Senior and Super Senior event as well as a Division for Women in the ETWEILER FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES Champion of Champions Tournament.
WOMEN'S SENIOR & SUPER SENIOR: This event is open to Women Golfers who are of age 50 at the time of tournament. The tournament will have the same format as our Men's Senior & Super Senior event. The event will be played at the same time as the Men's event. The location this year is Royal Manchester GL. See the tournament schedule page for dates. The event has two Divisions - Senior & Super Senior. The Senior event is limited to golfers who are minimum age 50 on time of event. Senior Division will have two flights - 50 and over with the 2nd flight being 60 and over. The Super Senior Division is open to golfers who are 65 at the time of the event.
WOMENS CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS: This event is open to Women Golfers who have are current or past champions of a YCAGA event or are current or past Champions of a YCAGA member Club. The event will follow the same format as the Men's event's: Tournament Format: 18 Hole: Individual stroke play with two divisions. (Amateur and Super Senior ) Amateur Division had no age limitation, Super Senior Division age minimum 65 on day of event. Flights will be created based on handicap and number of entries. Prizes in each Division & Flight based on Gross and Net score .
2020 YCAGA YORK COUNTY WOMEN'S AMATEUR AND 2020 QUALITY DOT'S MENS AMATEUR ARE SCHEDULED AND CONFIRMED FOR BON AIR CC
BOTH EVENTS WILL BE 36 HOLE TWO DAY EVENTS. MEN'S AMATEUR WILL HAVE A CUT TO 50% OF THE FIELD OR 40 PLAYERS (PLUS TIES). WOMEN'S EVENT WILL BE FLIGHTED (CHAMIONSHIP FLIGHT, 1ST FLIGHT 2ND FLIGHT) BASED ON HANDICAP. WOMEN MAY ELECT TO PLAY IN HE CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT RATHER THAN BE FLIGHTED. THIS CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE PLAYED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP.
TOURNAMENT SUMMARIES & CHANGES FOR 2020
SPRING BETTER BALL: This event has been opened to all amateur players with a verifiable USGA Handicap. You no longer must live in York County or be a member of a YCAGA Club.
YORK COUNTY SENIOR & SUPER SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP" : ADDITION OF WOMEN'S SENIOR & SUPER SENIOR.
MID AMATEUR: HOSTED BY LANCO FOR 2020
YORK OPEN & YORK OPEN SENIOR EVENT: MOVED TO REGENT'S GLEN CC IN AUGUST OF 2020
ETZWIELER FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS: ADDITION OF WOMENS DIVISION
WE WANT TO EXTEND OUR SINCERE THANKS TO OUR CURRENT SPONSORS : ETZWEILER FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICE (BOB ETZWEILER) QUALITY DIGITAL OFFICE TECHNOLOGY (JEFF POET) , BAPS AUTO & PAINT SUPPLY. THE SUPPORT OF THESE LOCAL MERCHANTS AND INDIVIDUALS IS A MAJOR FACTOR IN THE SUCCESS OF THE YCAGA TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE AND SUCCESS.